Business and Economy

The University of Texas at Austin included among “Fiske’s Best Buys”

Aug. 2, 2002

The University of Texas at Austin is included as one of 21 “best buys” among public colleges and universities in the 2003 “Fiske Guide to Colleges.”

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The University of Texas at Austin sets priorities for use of capital resources over next three years

July 29, 2002

The University of Texas at Austin will prioritize the completion of fire and life safety improvements and critical building projects already under way in allocating its limited capital resources over the next three years, President Larry R. Faulkner said today (July 29).

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New leadership announced for IC2 Institute

July 3, 2002

Dr. Robert Ronstadt is leaving his position as director of the IC2 Institute to shift his focus to research and allocate more time to academic pursuits at IC2, Dr. Juan Sanchez, vice president for research at The University of Texas at Austin, said Wednesday (July 3).

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The Hearst Corporation pledges $1 million to fund Journalism chair at The University of Texas at Austin

June 4, 2002

The Hearst Corporation has pledged $1 million to create the Frank A. Bennack Jr. Chair in Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin’s School of Journalism.

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University of Texas at Austin selects dean for McCombs School of Business

May 24, 2002

George W. Gau, an accomplished department chairman credited with developing innovative collaborations with industry, has been named dean of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, President Larry R. Faulkner and Provost Sheldon Ekland-Olson announced today (May 24).

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